Bill Chepell | Chicago, Illinois


This website’s purpose is to serve as a reference source for credit professionals managing commercial credit risk.  Given the dramatic economic downturn due to COVID-19, it is important to develop a comprehensive plan to manage your credit exposures.

The Credit Department’s function is to define likely risks to a particular business, assess the likelihood this might occur, and mitigate these risks.  To assist with this responsibility, the following topics are covered:

  • Drafting a credit policy
  • Distressed companies nearing a bankruptcy filing
  • Exporters determining the credit quality of foreign companies
  • How to manage commercial credit exposure in emerging markets
  • Using capital markets pricing feeds to monitor your credit exposure
  • Distressed companies possibly approaching bankruptcy? Ideas how to monitor.